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The curriculum includes preventing decline of function, recognizing confusion and delirium, and becoming familiar with common side effects of medication in the elderly. ... well as clinical areas such as correct insulin use in glycemic control,
November 2008

Dealing with addiction

Miller or another addiction specialist about a patient with agitated behavior due to opioid withdrawal or alcohol delirium tremens.
December 2010

CME credits available in patient safety supplement

A supplement to the March 5 Annals of Internal Medicine, which offers 11 CME credits, focuses on a recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality–funded project, “Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for
March 2013

Cases from the Seattle VA Hospital and the University of Washington

Despite treatment for infection, the patient continued to have progressive delirium with visual hallucinations. ... In all cases, administration of hydrocortisone dramatically improved the delirium and other symptoms within a few days.
November 2014

Daily sedation interruption didn't benefit ventilated patients on sedation protocol

The main outcome measure was time to successful extubation, with secondary outcomes including length of ICU and hospital stay, sedative and analgesic doses, delirium, unintentional device removal, and nurse and respiratory ... Length of ICU and hospital
October 2012

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue discusses quick screening tools for delirium, management of patients after opioid overdose, overuse of proton-pump inhibitors, and more. ... Researchers have recently been working to cut existing delirium screening tools down to the
March 2016

Guidelines for preventing delirium offered by U.K. experts

The synopsis describes guidelines developed by a multidisciplinary group under the methodology of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and includes 13 specific recommendations for preventing delirium. ... The full guidelines,
June 2011

Mammography in frail elderly women

delirium, functional decline, or even death, as well as distraction of care from pressing medical problems.
October 2008

Fight the noise

The sequelae of these effects can be serious. Sleep disturbance alone leads to delirium and subsequent increases in hospital stay, morbidity and mortality (Crit Care.
November 2009

MKSAP quiz on delirium

Correct answer: E. Lorazepam. The most appropriate treatment is lorazepam for delirium tremens syndrome. ... Correct answer: C. Delirium. The most likely diagnosis is delirium. Delirium is an acute state of confusion that may manifest as a reduced level
June 2013

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